AUSTIN, Texas — A man who allegedly barricaded himself in his home for six days and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound was found in the front yard of a church in rural Texas, police said.
The incident occurred Friday afternoon in the town of Wolfsville about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Houston, said Wolfsburg Police Chief John Gavrilas.
A neighbor reported seeing a man with a gun, and authorities said the man entered the home and demanded the man’s wife, who was in the home, surrender her keys and keys to her car, Gavres said.
The neighbor called police, who then entered the house, and the man was shot and killed.
Authorities were searching for the gunman and found a second suspect in the driveway.
Gavres did not release the man or the woman’s name.
He did say the man appeared to be a white male, and was wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and a dark baseball cap.
Authorities have not said if the man had any weapons.
Officials say the shooting was the third homicide in the last month in the community of 2,600 people.
The previous two deaths occurred in October and January.
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